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Alaska Station Sets Dubious Record: Most Senate Campaign Ads

The Center for Public Integrity calculates that KTUU in Anchorage ran more U.S. Senate ads this cycle than any station in the country.

Why Jerusalem's Real Estate Market Is Part Of The Mideast Conflict

Israeli Jews seek to increase their numbers in East Jerusalem by buying homes from Palestinians. It's an extremely sensitive topic, and some Palestinians say they are tricked into selling.

Flu Season Brings Stronger Vaccines And Revised Advice

Health officials estimate that every flu season, 1 in 5 Americans will get the bug. This year, changes in flu vaccines and in federal guidelines could help those most susceptible to the virus.

Brooklyn Prosecutor Could Be Nominated Attorney General In Coming Days

Loretta Lynch, the top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, could be nominated to lead the Justice Department in the coming days. She'd be the first African-American woman to hold the post.

From NYC's International Schools, Lessons For Teaching Unaccompanied Minors

Schools around the U.S. are struggling to accommodate the influx of children from Central America. These schools have been helping students from around the world adjust and learn for years.

As It Turns Extra-Tropical, Typhoon Nuri Could Challenge All-Time Record

Forecasts are for Nuri to lose its tropical features and then crash into a mountain of cold air in the Bering Sea, causing its pressure to plunge to record territory and bring strong winds to Alaska.

Catalonia's President Makes His Case For Independence From Spain

Catalonia's President Artur Mas is seen as a savvy leader who has appealed far beyond his home borders for Catalan independence. But Spain says there's no way it will cut Catalonia free.

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